Lactuca attenuata Stebbins

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: attenuata: tapering to a slender point
Habitat: Widdringtonia forest and montane woodland or scrubland.
Altitude range: Above 2000 m
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda and Malawi.
Malawi distribution: S
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Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 204 - 208. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 56.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lactuca attenuata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lactuca attenuata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lactuca attenuata
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lactuca attenuata
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lactuca attenuata
Plants of the World Online: Lactuca attenuata
Tropicos: Lactuca attenuata
Wikipedia: Lactuca attenuata

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Lactuca attenuata., retrieved 13 July 2024

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